Table 6.

Viable cell counts 8 h postinoculation from induced cultures of RL08 harboring plasmid pBAD33-BTE-H204A or pBAD33-BTE with additional specified gene deletionsa

StrainViable cell counts (CFU/ml [mean ± SD])
BTE-H204ABTE
RL08(2.02 ± 0.18) × 109(7.3 ± 0.2) × 108
RL08 ΔpspF(2.49 ± 0.49) × 109(1.8 ± 0.1) × 108
RL08(3.2 ± 0.9) × 109(5.9 ± 1.8) × 108
RL08 marA::kan(3.0 ± 0.6) × 109(4.6 ± 0.8) × 108
RL08 rob::kan(2.7 ± 0.1) × 109(3.3 ± 0.2) × 108
RL08 soxS::kan(5.3 ± 0.2) × 109(4.4 ± 2.6) × 108
  • a Cells were grown in LB medium supplemented with 0.4% glycerol.